Monday, 30 March 2015 21:27

Linda Mai Phung Crowdfunding Campaign

Linda Mai Phung is so all over Saigon that you’d be forgiven for overestimating their reach. But even after killing it for five years on the local market, they still aren’t as established on the European scene as they’d like to be.

Monday, 30 March 2015 19:33

The AmCham Rock ‘n’ Soul Gala

One of the most highly anticipated social events of the year, the AmCham Gala promises diners a stylish evening of fine dining, top-shelf liquor and ‘rock ‘n’ soul’ entertainment.

Monday, 30 March 2015 19:27

The Australiana Ball

Hanoi’s resident Aussies (and non-Aussies, too) are invited to the Australiana Ball for a night of great Australian food and fun.

Monday, 30 March 2015 19:19

Hanoi Sound Stuff 2015

The experimental music and arts festival, Hanoi Sound Stuff, returns once again with an international line-up experimental musicians and artists.

Monday, 30 March 2015 18:55

The Belgian Beer Festival 2015

I’m sat in The Cube Bar with Guy Balza and Jan Segers, both members of BeluxCham, the Belgium and Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce. Although it’s left unsaid, they’ve chosen the venue because it stocks three well-known Belgian beers — Stella Artois, Hoegaarden and Leffe. In the same way that the English will talk for hours about football, or the French will verbalise non-stop about wine, so Guy and Jan are talking about beer. Belgian beer.

Monday, 30 March 2015 18:48

The Prodigy

After years of hope, Vietnam finally has its future sporting hero. His name? Anh Tuan

Monday, 30 March 2015 17:34

April Big Five

The big five this month

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 16:40

Mystery Quest

The creatives behind Quest have put on some of Vietnam’s most unforgettable festivals. Now, in their fourth edition, they’re asking us to trust them. Photos by Thuy-Tien Nguyen (for

Sunday, 22 March 2015 22:05

The Cabinet

Images from The Cabinet, an LGBT museum exhibition in Hanoi

LGBT issues are gaining increasing attention in Vietnam, as witnessed by an ongoing exhibition at the Vietnam University of Fine Arts. Photos by Julie Vola

A still from Ryan Deboodt's drone footage of Son Doong Cave

We all love images taken by drones — some of the recently published ones of Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi are quite phenomenal.

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